In its eight edition, the report assesses the progress made by each country on access to electricity, access to clean cooking services, renewables, and energy efficiency. It provides a global, regional, and country-level snapshot of how…
June 1 2022
ESMAP Contributes to $68 Million Relief Fund to Protect Energy Access from Covid-19 Fallout in Vulnerable Communities
Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF), a facility designed to provide emergency capital to energy access companies serving more than 20 million low-income households and micro-businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
September 1 2021
What does it take to accelerate progress towards universal access to clean cooking by 2030? This was the topic of a virtual event on Clean Cooking Fund Initiative: High-Level Dialogue on Accomplishments, Opportunities and Challenges on…
November 16 2020
More than 450,000 people in rural Myanmar are expected to gain access to clean energy for the first time following the signing of a grant agreement between the World Bank Group and the Government of Myanmar.
July 8 2020
WB/ESMAP announces new tool to help solve electricity shortages for health care facilities responding to COVID-19 where grid electricity is unavailable or unreliable.
June 3 2020
Off-grid solar solutions have played a pivotal role in extending energy access to millions of people, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
March 2 2020